Supporting physical and mental health

Showing Projects 651-699 of 699
  • Permaculture magazine

    Permaculture magazine – practical solutions for self-reliance, is a quarterly publication, sharing inspiring, practical and useful articles and advice to living a more sustainable, healthy, happy and self reliant lifestyle.

  • Edibles

    Edibles is a permaculture education and demonstration project – part of the Permaculture Association’s LAND network. We run courses, organise permaculture tours, grow food, have a  cowshed venue/classroom for hire and teach 2 GCSE level courses in permaculture at our local high school. 

  • Bus2Go

    We use the School Buses in their downtime during the school day twice a month from 9.30am – 2pm. The buses can carry 16 passengers including folded wheelchairs or if the wheelchair user is seated in the chair, two seats can be removed to accommodate. We can also take rollators too. Read more [...]

  • Greenwich Sustainability Hub

    The Greenwich Sustainability Hub is a transformative sustainability project which aims to create a huge increase in positive environmental and sustainable behaviours at the University of Greenwich and within the local community. This is achieved through a number of projects including: Expanding on-campus food growing; Faiclitating sustainability and environmental campaigns and forums; Running a Sustainability Read more [...]

  • Herts & Essex Community Farm

    Herts & Essex Community Farm is a non for profit project in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth which is on the Hertfordshire and Essex border, near Harlow Town. We have found suitable land for the community farm to be started on which is in High Wych, Sawbridgeworth. We are looking at different Read more [...]

  • GreenPad

    GreenPad is one of 25 green projects taking place around the nation as a result of the NUS Students’ Green Fund. In August 2013, Staffordshire Uni SU were successfully awarded funding to carry out the GreenPad project over two years. GreenPad will create energy efficient & sustainable student homes, and Read more [...]

  • Calyx Films by the Sea

    Calyx Films by the Sea Our mission is to share knowledge about living more sustainable lives. We’d love for you to come and see the Pines Calyx – Europe’s first zero-carbon event space and join us for an informal gathering to watch a film, eat some popcorn and perhaps have Read more [...]

  • Miriam Lodge Hostel kitchen Gardens & Chickens

    A 125 bed Hostel in the heart of Forest Hill.  It is a ‘dry’ hostel meaning residents cannot drink onsite.  A new kitchen garden and chicken project in Spring 2014  for residents to produce their own food, learn new skills and gain some self confidence. 

  • Little Hiccups

    Little Hiccups is a Leeds based support group that has been set up by two mums who both have children with special needs. Through personal experience they recognise the importance of allowing the parents and families of a child with a disability the opportunity to meet people in similar situations, Read more [...]

  • The Conservation Volunteers Cornwall

    Volunteering with TCV can be great fun and really rewarding. Our workdays offer the opportunity to get out in the fresh air, improve your health, learn many new skills and make a contribution to our local heritage. You’ll get to discover some stunning parts of the Cornish countryside you never Read more [...]

  • New Roots

    What is the project all about? The project aims to reduce re-offending by giving ex-offenders and young people who are at risk of offending the opportunities to gain new skills in the wildlife conservation sector. The Key Features of the Project: The project will give participants the opportunity to take Read more [...]

  • Cultivate London

    Innovative urban farm and social enterprise based across multiple derelict sites in West London. We train unemployed young people in landscaping and horticulture, and produce a range of edible and ornamental plants for sale. We aim to have a long term impact on the lives of young people and change Read more [...]

  • Grow Wild UK

    Grow Wild is the national outreach initiative of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Encouraging millions of people to change lives and transform spaces through native UK wildflowers and fungi.  We inspire people to grow as a group, get active, learn about and engage with nature and give back through volunteering. Read more [...]

  • The Big Lunch

    The Big Lunch is the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours, an idea from the Eden Project made possible by The Big Lottery Fund. It’s the perfect recipe for having fun with your neighbours, feeding community spirit and helping to build stronger neighbourhoods.  People are the key ingredient, with those taking Read more [...]

  • Camden Green Gym

    Voluntary conservation work, designed to benefit Camden’s green spaces and to improve the overall fitness and wellbeing of volunteers. We meet at a variety of parks, nature reserves and green spaces in the borough of Camden on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.45am-2pm. All welcome, no booking necessary and free refreshments Read more [...]

  • THE FOOD WASTE COLLECTIVE

    We are a Brighton based group that aims to address food waste issues. Our mission statement is simple…  ‘We hate food waste and want to do something about it because we love food…and the planet’ …So lets get together a community of people, it could be organisations already addressing food waste, Read more [...]

  • Belsize and Adelaide Green Gym

    The Belsize and Adelaide Green Gym is a community conservation project on two wonderful nature reserves, Belsize Wood and Adelaide nature reserve. We meet every Sunday 11am – 2pm to carry out essential conservation tasks. Everyone 14+ is welcome and there is always a job for every, no matter your Read more [...]

  • Brighton Open Market

    Opening in 2014, the newly refurbished Brighton Open Market will provide an outstanding modern day market promoting fresh, healthy food and providing a platform for local producers. There will be a particular emphasis on local, Fairtrade, free range and organic produce, and other goods that demonstrate a considerate approach to the environment Read more [...]

  • London Permaculture Festival

    The London Permaculture Festival is a grassroots event organised by volunteers. This year it takes place on Sunday 30th July at Cecil Sharp House, Camden from 11am-6pm. We are looking for volunteers who would like to help out and see permaculture in action as we organise for another year with Read more [...]

  • The Koa Tree Project

    The Koa Tree Project is a school for sustainable agriculture, a community hub and an educational centre.  Our 30 acre small holding draws on Permaculture principles, circular ecology and agroecological practice to create a space geared towards experimenting with and improving sustainable agriculture in mixed farming. Using our garden and Read more [...]

  • Communigrow

    Communigrow is food and farming social enterprise based on land leased from East Malling Research at Ditton, near Maidstone, Kent. It uses ‘Community Supported Agriculture’ (or CSA) to bring people, our community, into all operations and organisation and provides sustainably grown food and otherwise unavailable opportunities to learn and experience Read more [...]

  • Edible Landscapes London

    Low maintenance edible plants in London? More of ’em please! We offer informal training in forest gardening at our workdays. Check out our lovely well-labelled showcase beds and our propagation area, crammed with tough, tasty and robust plants. Join us for a cup of forest garden tea!

  • Ruskin Park Fruit ‘n’ Veg Garden

    Trees for Cities completed planting of the Fruit ‘n’ Veg Garden in March 2014 in partnership with Lambeth Council, the Friends of Ruskin Park, Ruskin Park Community Garden and lots of volunteers.  The area was established as a Pocket Park through the support of the GLA and will be used as Read more [...]

  • Green Gym TCV Hollybush & Inkwell Arts

    Green Gym – ideal way to improve your physical health for those of us more drawn to the great outdoors than a stuffy gym full of lycra-clad fitness fanatics!  Learn new skills, meet like-minded people whilst also improving your health.  No experience neccessary and equipment will be provided.  The project Read more [...]

  • Meanwhile Gardens Community Association

    Gardening sessions, events, talks & workshops. What was once four acres of derelict wasteland is now a green oasis in densely populated North Kensington, where there is a recognised lack of green space. Meanwhile Gardens enhances the lives of residents by providing safe and inclusive open-air leisure, play, training, volunteer and Read more [...]

  • The Royal Parks

    The Royal Parks is the charity for London’s eight amazing Royal Parks.  We run an environmental education programme at the LookOut Discovery Centre, Hyde Park where people of all ages, abilities and communities can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and uncover, discover and be inspired by the natural Read more [...]

  • Cordwainers Garden

    We have claimed some disused land belonging to the London College of Fashion in Mare St. Since January 2011 we have built 16 small raised beds for local people and staff and students from the college to grow fruit and vegetables. We are also growing dye plants, medicinal herbs, flowers Read more [...]

  • Outdoor Classroom Day

    OUTDOOR CLASSROOM DAY Spend a lesson learning outside the classroom on Thursday Nov 1st 2018! Join schools and organisations from across the UK this summer and celebrate outdoor learning & play on Empty Classroom Day. Spend a lesson outside, or do much more… Sign up your class or school here to be Read more [...]

  • The Edible Bus Stop ®

    The Edible Bus Stop® (EBS) is a London based award winning collective, comprising of landscape architects, garden designers, horticulturists, artists and activists.  The core of our ethos, is the belief that a brutal landscape makes for a brutal outlook, and that by taking responsibility for our urban environment, we can Read more [...]

  • Friends of Everton Park

    The Friends of Everton Park is part of the family of Parks Friends Groups in Liverpool, which actively contribute to the improvement, management and upkeep of their local parks.  Everton Park is close to Liverpool city centre and offers amazing views over the city, the docks, the river and the sea. Though a modern Read more [...]

  • Tooting Community Garden

    Tooting Community Garden is a Transition Town Tooting project.  The garden provides a space for local people to learn and practise sustainable food production. More than just a vegetable garden, this previously unused space has undergone a transformation to become a green space enjoyed by many in the community – Read more [...]

  • Abundance Wimbledon

    ABUNDANCE FRUIT DAY – Sat 20th Sept 11am-2pm Wimbledon has lots of fruit trees around in gardens and public places, but every year much of the fruit goes to waste. Our aim is to help people harvest the fruit and use this wonderful free food. We’ll be selling jams, jellies, Read more [...]

  • London Green Drinks

    The original London Green Drinks. We meet every second Tuesday of the month, now at the Pontefract Castle pub, in Marylebone (2 minutes from Bond Street tube station). Join us from 6.30pm. Expect a mixture of professionals, council officers, activists and students from across the capital. If you’re interested in Read more [...]

  • Transition Town Liverpool

    The idea is that a town using less energy and fewer resources could be more resilient, more abundant and more pleasurable than at present. Join in the explore how we can  reduce the impact of climate change and peak resource use on our communities.

  • Forest Schools in the North West

      Forest school is an inspirational process, that offers children and young people opportunities to achieve, develop confidence and self-esteem, through hands on learning in a local woodland environment. Cluster Groups for Forest School Leaders in the North West: Cheshire /Merseyside Forest School Cluster Group – co-ordinated by The Mersey Forest Read more [...]

  • Sutton Community Farm

    Sutton Community Farm is a 7-acre community-owned farm in Wallington, south London. The farm grows vegetables according to organic principles and provide a shared space for the local community to cultivate skills. The farm generates a large proposition of its income through running a local VegBox scheme, distributing fruit and Read more [...]

  • St Mary’s Secret Garden

    The garden is an accessible award winning garden for the whole community. We provide: therepeutic gardening sessions for people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and older people volunteering opportunities training courses for people on horticulture and associated topics (we are a City & Guilds Approved training centre) hand raised Read more [...]

  • Tooting Foodival

    Tooting Foodival is a project run by Transition Town Tooting.  Each year in September we host a big food related event in Tooting that generally involves connecting local growers of food to local cooks, restaurants and local people. A key idea is to connect people with the source of their Read more [...]

  • Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

    Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG) is an independent environmental charity operating from a former municipal greenhouse site in the centre of Lambeth’s Brockwell Park. Our 3742m2 site comprises a series of demonstration gardens and facilities including two commercial-sized greenhouses. We use the space to host a variety of educational initiatives Read more [...]

Showing Projects 651-699 of 699